Five Passes January 26th 2011 Jan. 19, 2011 - Sugarloaf Pass
We left our peaceful stay in Invercargill on the 18th, and traveled to Queenstown. Cool place. I hope to get to chill there a bit. We got our food, and headed out to Glenorchy. We stayed in a hostel and set out from there.
It's Jan. 19th, and by 11:00 we're on the trail. The trail wouldn't last for long, however, as we are doing a route (my favorite!). We hik ... read more
The thrill of any trip is in the journey itself. It is the adventure that lends perspective and meaning to the end. I have long dreamed of going on an epic adventure. Now it appears that the journey required to attain it has presented itself to me.
I will be traveling to New Zealand for three months to backpack throughout the country and immerse myself in the culture. I have dreamed of this adventure for years, and now find myself in the fortunate position to embark on it. Though perhaps now somewhat a cliché, New Zealand was brought to my attention nearly a decade ago when I first ... full info